57 Short overthinking quotes to stop thinking much

Do you overthink? This is everyone’s problem. We have got a mind and this mind has got the ability to think. When the mind starts thinking about something, then it goes deeper than necessary. It’s natural, but sometimes overthinking becomes harmful to us. We worry about the future by thinking too much and worrying too much by overthinking about what has happened in the past. But thinking too much doesn’t get us anything. Due to overthinking, our minds got disturbed, we waste our time, and our productivity is also affected. That’s why we should focus on our goal by leaving the overthinking. We need to take more action, not more thinking. That’s why we are sharing here short inspirational overthinking quotes here. This will help you to know more about overthinking and how it affects our life.

Short famous quotes about overthinking

Motivational Quotes for not thinking too much

1. “People who overthink know that they overthink, it’s not something they can control.” ― Sarvesh Jain

2. “People who overthink are constantly annoyed by people who think just the same.” ― Sarvesh Jain

3. “If my mind is busy thinking about things like how someone hurt or upset me and how I can protect myself or get back at them, I’m too busy in my head to enjoy the present moment.” ― Ankush Jain

4. “While some of us act without thinking, too many of us think without acting.” ― Dan Millman

5. “Thinking is the toughest kind of work which is why so many people avoid it.” ― Orrin Woodward

6. “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation, but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking.” ― Eckhart Tolle

7. “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.” ― Henry Ford

8. “I was thinking lots of things, but most of them needed to stay thoughts, not words.” ― Maggie Stiefvater

9. “Thinking is the hardest work anyone can do, which is probably the reason why we have so few thinkers.” ― Thomas S. Monson

10. “The master of thinking is like a master of the sword! He can easily win any fight with high art and a great elegance!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

11. “Good, don’t think. Thinking is highly overrated.” ― M.J. Auch

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12. “To think too much is a disease.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky

13. “Don’t get too deep, it leads to overthinking, and overthinking leads to problems that don’t even exist in the first place.” ― Jayson Engay

14. “The more you overthink the less you will understand.” ― Habeeb Akande

15. “If you’re stressing over happiness, you’re doing it wrong!” ― Shannon L. Alder

16. “Stop thinking, and end your problems.” ― Lao Tzu

17. “The mind does most of its best thinking when we aren’t there. The answers are there in the morning.” ― Alain de Botton

18. “You can think all you can but don’t publicize all your thoughts.” ― Bernard Kelvin Clive

19. “Be where you are, stop over-thinking, and focus on what you are doing.” ― Roy T. Bennett

20. “Thinking is a great joy for a good writer and a great torture for the bad one!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

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21. “When you lose your ego, you win. It really is that simple.” ― Shannon L. Alder

22. “Nothing happens by overthinking; then why stress? Is it too hard to sit down and relax?” ― Sukant Ratnakar

23. “Your addiction to thinking will come back to haunt you.” ― Natsume Sōseki

24. “Winning and losing is not an external game. It is an internal battle over telling yourself the truth vs. lies regarding why you haven’t stepped into the life you dreamed of.” ― Shannon L. Alder

25. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.” ― Henry Ford

26. “Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” ― Steve Jobs

27. “If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don’t bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking.” ― Richard Buckminster Fuller

28. “The less you think and the more you do, the better things tend to become.” ― Silvia Hartmann

29. “Thinking is a sign of disturbance. When your bladder doesn’t hurt you don’t think about it.” ― Marty Rubin

Positive quotes to stop overthinking

30. “The sharpest minds often ruin their lives by overthinking the next step, while the dull win the race with eyes closed.” ― Bethany Brookbank

31. “The best way to stop overthinking is conscious micro action meditation.” ― Amit Ray

32. “If you want to conquer overthinking, bring your mind to the present moment and reconnect it with the immediate world.” ― Amit Ray

33. “Stop overthinking, put more energy on what you really want to do.” ― Amit Ray

34. “Overthinking arises when you are disconnected – disconnected from the body, mind, soul, society and the nature.” ― Amit Ray

35. “Overthinking uses energy and leads to activity with no action. That is one particular problem many will face. Questology is the answer to cure this cancer.” ― Thomas Vato

36. “We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It’s a death trap.” ― Anthony Hopkins

37. “Overthinking will not empower you over things that are beyond your control. So, let it be if it is meant to be and cherish the moment.” ― Mahsati A

38. “Overthinking ruins moods and kills good vibes.” ― Supa Nova Slom

39. “People don’t think when they’re enjoying themselves. Thinking is a sign of disturbance.” ― Marty Rubin

Inspirational quotes for not overthinking

40. “When you overthink you originate obstacles that never existed.” ― Amit Kalantri

41. “Thinking too little about things or thinking too much both make us obstinate and fanatical.” ― Blaise Pascal

42. “Overthinking arises when you unconsciously provoke negative emotions and thoughts and avoid positive emotions and thoughts.” ― Amit Ray

43. “If you are having a hard time sorting through your emotions, perhaps you are spending too much time thinking about yourself and not enough time thinking about… well, everyone else.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

44. “Overthinking can lead to worrying which leads to anxiety. Anxiety can at times be crippling, leaving people frozen and unable to act. Overthinking can also lead to depression. Either of these can leave you unable to focus, feeling hopeless, and irritable.” ― Brien Blatt

45. “Overthinking, also, best known as creating problems that are never there.” ― David Sikhosana

46. “Don’t overthink yourself out of something good!” ― Akosua Dardaine Edwards

47. “Overthinking evaporates when you feel connected with your body, mind, breath and the soul.” ― Amit Ray

Positive quotes about overthinking

48. “Overthinking is not a disease; it is due to the underuse of your creative power.” ― Amit Ray

49. “You’d worry less about what they thought if you knew how little they did.” ― Mike Skinner

50. “He was a deep thinker from an early age; it was a problem that would plague him throughout his life – he could be overly sensitive and prone to thinking about things too much.” ― Rob Jovanovic

51. “Stop allowing your outdated ideas to hinder your progress. Become open to new information that can refine, improve, and enhance your way of thinking. This will empower your way of living.” ― Steve Maraboli

52. “There are too many things around us, preventing us from thinking well! To think well, sometimes we need a heavy fog!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

53. “Life can be frustrating sometimes. Take a nap, exercise, meditate or do whatever it takes to ‘reboot’ your thinking. Happiness is just a thought away!” ― Tom Giaquinto

54. “Sunshine is helpful for thinking. It warms up the brain cells.” ― Shannon Wiersbitzky

55. “Thought is everything. Pain is something. Hence where there is no thought there can be no pain. Wherefore if you have pain it is evident that you have a thought. To be rid of the pain stop thinking.” ― John Kendricks Bang

56. “Think, my friend, think millions of things! Thinking is the Art of God!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

57. “Put no limit to your thinking or you can never go far and never find the truth!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

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